With so much of the story of the cocktail focusing on its birth in the United States, its spread to London and Europe due to the harsh laws of Prohibition, the rise of the cantineros of the Caribbean and South America and the ceremonious bartenders of Japan, it’s easy to forget drinks were still being mixed Down Under at the time.
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Former Eau de Vie bartender Tom Egerton on how he made the move to Hong Kong and the challenges of bringing sustainable bar ideas to a city not exactly known for its anti-waste attitudes
Bartender Tom Egerton goes on the trail of Charles H. Baker Jr in Hong Kong — cue the humidity, the hangovers, and impromptu parties at 7-11.
Story by Sam Bygrave Photography by Peter Czeczon If it’s true we eat with our…